Journal of Congenital Diseases broadcasts latest experimental, empirical, theoretical, clinical observations and interpretations in congenital diseases originating from all across the world. The journal promotes communication and sharing of innovations and insights among academicians, researchers, clinicians, physicians and other health care and medical professionals who deal with various aspects of health service research and paediatric medicine. The journal focuses the dissemination of contemporary research developments pertaining to the detection, prevention and treatment of congenital diseases. The journal has a wide coverage of various aspects of teratology and etiology of congenital diseases, abnormal physiological development, birth defects, pregnancy, epidemiology, pathology and anatomy are solicited. The journal provides an open platform for the exchange of viewpoints, hypotheses, and clinical experiences of practicing physicians, genetic and ethical issues prevalent in the treatment of congenital diseases The journal has archived resource of several issues from 2018 which tract the significant steps during the evolution of congenital disease studies. The journal’s author base is composed of eminent academicians, scientists and medical professional from diverse geographical regions of the world. Similarly, the reader base also has heterogeneous composition as revealed by Google analytics. On an overall basis, the journal has been successful in collation of quality research outcomes in congenital disease and their wider propagation.
A statistical representation of global users for Research Journal of Congenital Diseases (Source: Google Analytics)
Google analytics has revealed that readers are constantly accessing the website round the clock. Approximately 5331 visitors accessed the journal home page for various academic and research purpose which include: Knowing about the journal and its publication model; reading the aims and scope; manuscript preparation and submission protocol; accessing and citing the published content for scientific documentation. The geographical distribution of our readership is as follows: Asia 44.43%, Africa 2.87%, Europe 2.86%, America 12.77%, and Others 37.07%.
It was observed that there was relatively greater demand for scientific content since the sections on in press, current issues and archived articles recorded highest visibility and readership. The focus and mandate of the journal as detailed in the aims and scope attracted the researchers and professionals of medical science to the journal home page and encouraged them to submit their contributions as they found the journal to be most relevant and suitable for reaching out to the audience and gain wider recognition in their field of research. The citation metric of the journal revealed an upward trend over the past several years which indicated that the journal content was not only read but was also utilized in respective research endeavours and explorations.
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